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In the Blunt Box

Miwa, Motoaki, Ritsu, Aoi and Satoru have lived at the same apartment complex for years and they are childhood friends. When they were younger, they always played together. Now, they are high school students and they attend the same high school. They are still friends, but their relationships has changed.

Miwa has feeling for Motoaki, but she can't tell him about her feelings. Motoaki is unaware of her feelings towards him and treats her like a friend. Aoi acts like she is good friends with Miwa, but, Aoi is frustrated by her sense of inferiority and jealousy towards Miwa. Aoi is dating Satoru. Meanwhile, Ritsu complains about the relationships of the other 4 and keeps her distance from them.

Show Info

Network: Japan TV Asahi (2020 - now)
Schedule: Saturdays at 03:00 (30 min)
Status: Running
Language: Japanese
Show Type: Scripted
Genres: Drama Romance

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Episode 3

Episode 1x03; Feb 22, 2020

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x02: Episode 2Feb 15, 2020
1x01: Episode 1Feb 8, 2020
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Extra Details

Also known as:
  • 鈍色の箱の中で (Japan Japan)
  • Nibiiro no Hako no Naka de (Japan Japan)
  • In the Dark Grey Box